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Feb 26, 2013 4:00pm PST
: and no governor fought harder than rick scott of florida against what he called obamacare. he said they have an opportunity to insure people with a conservative for patient rights in florida. he said never will we have obamacare, until he said let's have obamacare. >> in our state obamacare is actually unenforceable unconstitutional. they're going to create a lot of depends from medicate and pull the rug out from people in florida. people in florida are fed up with this. michael: that of course was 2011 when he said we don't want. it here's the surprise from rick scott now. >> quality health care should be accessible and affordable for all in florida while the federal government is committed to paying 100% of the cost, i cannot in good conscience deny the people of florida that need access to health care. we will support a three year expansion of our medicaid program under the new health care law. michael: oh, my god rick scott you've come around! i like how he says the new health care law. god forbid rick scott's able to say obamacare. no, it's the new health care law. that's all he can go
Feb 21, 2013 5:00pm PST
these numbers impact their fight for progress. >>> first jan brewer. then jon kasich. now rick scott is embracing obama's socialist vision for america. i'll tell you why the florida governor's flip on obama care shouldn't come as a big surprise. >>> plus, the great dan rather on the right-wing media infecting the political process. >>> shades of the o.j. trial after another blade runner bombshell. >>> a florida college names its stadium after a private prison. i'll tell you why that's an awful idea. >>> and fat cats beware. there's a brand new push to go after capital gains taxes. >> i don't know how much longer i'm going to do this. >>> good to have you with us tonight, folks. thanks for watching. most people who pick up a newspaper in this country go to the "usa today." it is still the most highly circulated paper in the country. this is what folks who picked up the "usa today" saw this morning. a front-page graphic of president obama with pairs of blue lines and red lines. you see, the blue lines represent support for president obama's policies. the red lines show support for the
Feb 21, 2013 8:00pm PST
act's most vocal opponents, florida governor rick scott, has now completely reversed himself on accepting the expansion of medicaid. called a news conference to announce his decision. >> while the federal government is committed to paying 100% of the cost, i cannot in good conscience deny floridians that needed access to health care. >> it doesn't matter what i believe. it doesn't matter what anybody believes. the supreme court's already made their decision. okay? we had an election in the fall. the public made their decision. >> your head spinning yet? this is a very different rick scott from the one who called obama care a job killer. >> this is going to be devastating for patients, devastating for taxpayers. it's going to be the biggest job killer ever. we're not going to implement obama care in florida. we're not going to implement this medicaid expansion. >> federal government shouldn't be telling us what we can and can't buy. this will be the biggest job killer ever. >> we're not going to implement obama care in florida. we're not going to expand medicaid. we're going t
Feb 22, 2013 6:00am PST
and floridian alley. rick scott becomes seven governor to okay obamacare medicaid expansion. >> yeah i reported yesterday that hell froze over. >> stephanie: yeah, exactly. he said -- this was interesting -- he gained new perspective after his mother's death last year. >> yeah, i don't buy it quite frankly. because he was fighting this all the way to the supreme court up until last summer. so he took a long time to figure it out. >> yes, he has seen his polls. >> that's what it is. he is wildly unpopular. >> and now here is satan with a ski report. >> exactly. good morning, everybody, when the senate brings up chuck hagel's confirmation again on tuesday, it looks like he will make it through. three republican senators have indicated they will vote in favor of hagel. assuming all democrats vote yes naughts the total to at least 60. and that does not even include vocal holdouts john mccain, and lindsay graham. stephen colbert is holding a fund raiser for his sister tomorrow. she is running for congress in south carolina's first congressional district. she is looking t
Feb 21, 2013 7:00am PST
in good hands? >>> in a complete about-face, republican governor rick scott of florida is backing medicaid expansion under president obama's health care law. he fought fiercely against the affordable care act for years. now this decision on a key component of the law could bring coverage to an additional 1.3 million floridians. joining miss is chris cofin analysis, and andy dean. good morning. >> good morning. >> governor scott relied heavily on the tea party throughout the 2010 campaign, here is what member is telling "the miami herald" this is just another example of republicans lying to floridians. he's the ben ticket arnold to the patriot and the tea party movement. >> as far as what rick scott is doing, he's running for reelection. he gets three years to bring people in in the medicaid expansion. think of it in two ways. one he's setting up a state exchange. rick scott has said no action but he's not alone. 26 out of the 50 states are not setting up the exchange. another seven are doing a hybrid, so you have 33 of the 50 states saying no. he's saying yes, give me medicaid money for th
Feb 22, 2013 2:00pm PST
's rick scott. well, he's on board tonight and tonight the man scott replaced and who might replace him, charlie crist is come on. >>> what are you doing sunday night in probably watching the oscars. this year's movie are filled with political overtones and who better to tee up the big night than the iconic host of inside the actor's studio james lipton? he's coming here. >>> finally, it's a right wingers dream. u.s. congressman louis gohmert has figured out a way for americans to keep their guns and prevent the establishment of an islamic caliphate in the old u.s. of a. he's got it all figured. a unitaryian theory for all problems. this is "hardball," the place for politics. ♪ i'd like to thank eating right, whole grain, multigrain cheerios! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multigrain cheerios wingers dream. for politics. this is for real this time. step seven point two one two. wingers dream. for politics. command is locked. five seconds. three, two, one. standing by for capture. the most innova
Feb 22, 2013 7:00pm PST
. >> a self-manufactured crisis. >> the republicans consider the sequester leverage. >> rick scott is realizing what a lot of other republican governors are realizing. >> i bet you wonder, where have i seen that guy before. >> we're not going to implement this medicaid expansion. >> rick scott will expand medicaid. >> he is joining a group that clouds jan brewer. >> gop governors accepting the law. >> also about the power of free federal money. >> this will be devastating for patients. >> this will be the biggest job killer ever. >> i know there will be a lot of discussion today about the politics of this, about who won and lost. >> obama care is the law of the land. >> when we look back, we'll be better off. >> one week from today, the sequester spending cuts go into effect. it happens. president obama's unwillingness to put a plan on the table. >> the president laid out no plan to eliminate the sequester and the harmful cuts that will come as a result of it. it is incumbent upon the president and senate democrats to show us their plan, to stop the sequester from going into effect
Feb 22, 2013 4:00pm PST
. many allowed the plan in the past, especially florida's rick scott. he is on board tonight and tonight the man scott replaced a enwho might replace him, charlie crist is coming on, on board "hardball." what are you doing sunday night? probably what everyone else is doing, watching oscars. this years movies are fill with political overtones and who better to tee up the big night than iconic host of inside the actor's studio, james lipton. he is coming here. finally a right winger's dream. figuring out a way for americans to keep their guns and to prevent establishment of an islamic cowa fate here in the usa. this guy has it all figured. a unitary figure for all problems. this is "hardball," the place for politics. so, beginning today, my son brock and his whole team will be our new senior social media strategists. any questions? since we make radiator valves wouldn't it be better if we just let fedex help us to expand to new markets? hmm gotta admit that's better than a few "likes." i don't have the door code. who's that? he won a contest online to be ceo for the day. how am i supposed
Feb 13, 2013 6:00pm PST
and to make voting harder. to make registering to vote harder even. governor rick scott signed into law new requirements that made voter registration drives so legally perilous, that even the hearty league of women voters gave up trying. rick scott cut early voting in florida almost in half. and when it became clear that florida voters were facing eight-hour lines for early voting, governor rick scott refused to put any of those lost days back. get in line, florida. let's see how long you can wait. republican governor rick scott refused to do anything to shorten the lines, even though not everybody could stand in the marathon lines that he and florida republicans created by policy. in the after-election studies of what happened this year, it is reported that at least 200,000 florida voters ultimately gave up and walked away from the polls. they had to because of the lines. at least 200,000 voters who wanted to vote who did not make it through the epic journey from the end of the line to the voting booth. at least 200,000, maybe more. that did not happen by accident. making voting harder was
Feb 21, 2013 8:00am PST
on the report, is talking about governor rick scott and the fact he's done this turnaround on the affordable health care act and what that means to florida yanks, also what it means to how the press coverage of rick scott has been. saying this is just another this is everest wilkinson calling scott a benefit arnold to the patriot and tea party movement in florida. is this just rick scott doing what's politically easy for someone that is looking to seek reelection? >>> i think the reality is there's a lot of pressure, so-called free money to pay 100% of medicaid. the reality is, in the legislation, that 100% then starts being reduced. number two is when you look at the cbo numbers in the future, there is no such thing as 100% payment from medicaid. i think rick scott was sigh how he could deal with it. the pressure is to take this free money as if it's coming from no place. it's going to be interesting to see what happens to the states when that federal money starts drying up. then who will be left holding the balance. is it the -- we don't know. i understand why governor scott has a choice t
Feb 21, 2013 1:00pm PST
now. skro thanks, sir. thank you. >> thank you. >>> coming up, florida governor rick scott flip-flops on obama care. would you believe it? and the tea party is steamed. stay with us. >> this is just another government program where the federal government will run out of money and they'll put it on the states again. we can't afford it in florida. i have a cold, and i took nyquil, but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus liquid gels speeds relief to your worst cold symptoms plus has a decongestant for your stuffy nose. thanks. that's the cold truth! [ babies crying ] surprise -- your house was built on an ancient burial ground. [ ghosts moaning ] surprise -- your car needs a new transmission. [ coyote howls ] how about no more surprises? now you can get all the online trading tools you need without any surprise fees. ♪ it's not rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. it's just common sense. for over 75 years people ...with geico... ohhh...sorry!. director's voice: here
Feb 25, 2013 9:00am PST
otherwise. rick scott, the republican governor of florida, whose political career has thus far centered around repealing obama care, reversed himself in dramatic fashion last week, joining governors gone casish and jan brewer, and rick snyder in expanding medicaid. >> while the fert government is committed to paying 100% of the cost, i cannot in good conscious deny floridians that have needed access to health care. >> i can't look at the disabled. i can't look at the poor. i can't look at the mentally ill. i can't look at the addicted and think we ought to ignore them. for those that live in the shadows of life, the those the least among, you i will not accept the fact that the most vulnerable in our state should be ignored. we can help them. >> 11 states remain on the fence. we'll see if compassionate conservatism, good conscious and fiscal health can trump hatred for obama care. eric, when that kasic sound was playing, it was like, whoa, is this a republican governor speaking? >> well, that's exactly what he tried to do was to look those people -- he actually tried to not look them in
Feb 21, 2013 2:00pm EST
. >> so that was rick scott running for governor of florida. fast forward to now. the republican governor is now supporting the medicaid expansion. under the president's health care law. and the governor's just one of the latest republicans to reverse course. we'll take a look at it. join our conversation on twitter. you can find us. [ male announcer ] what?! investors could lose tens of thousands of dollars in hidden fees on their 401(k)s?! go to e-trade and roll over your old 401(k)s to a new e-trade retirement account. none of them charge annual fees and all of them offer low cost investments. e-trade. less for us. more for you. >>> shocking turn in the oscar pistorius murder case. the man leading the investigation has been taken off the case amid revelations he's facing attempted murder charges. south african police made the announcement today. the bail hearing heading in to the fourth day and the judge ordered the packed room cleared citing an unspecified threat to the building. he awaits a murder trial. michelle kaczynski is following the case for us. i can't imagine when the inform
Feb 26, 2013 3:00pm PST
the task force commissioned by florida governor rick scott said they found no reason to change the law. in their eyes it it's fine the way it is even though evidence that stand your ground does not decrease crime: there will be a hoodie vigil to honor trayvon martin and all the victims of senseless gun violence. joining us from pensacola florida, is mike antonio. he hosts ring of fire with robert f kennedy and sam seder and president of the national trial lawyers association. welcome back in "the war room." >> how are you. >> michael: i'm well. i appreciate you being here to talk about this case. i want to know if this is any palpable feeling in florida. is that incident still etched in people's minds or have floridians moved past it and forgotten it. >> it's a sense of trying trying the case in the media in little segments. the first thing that is very important is the defense is trying to remove the race card from this case. if you remember the feds investigated this, federal government investigated this as a hate crime. they wrote up the report and after looking at anything they co
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Feb 22, 2013 8:00pm EST
looks like a federal health care abyss? rick scott in florida, jan brewer in arizona, for various reasons essentially doing the same thing. the cost of fighting, particularly this whole medicaid thing is over the top. now, i feel the pain, but if they think it is better to switch than fight, may i harken back to the famous episode and say is there about to be road kill on a plate? to quote rod, if we were around to see all of this, picture if you will one republican governor lining up after another convinced boarding this rocket ship to hell means they can at least enjoy the stars. trust me, once they see the cost of caving, they'll be seeing stars because this grand, wonderful, medicaid expansion rise is not so. in that zone, turns out, the loving aliens were not giving humans a hell of a trip, but seasoning them up as the main course on a dish. the added insult here is the governors are paying for that dish because far from saving their state's money as the president of the law insists, the cost of this budget busting banquet have merely been pushed on to them, not immediately,
Feb 23, 2013 2:00am PST
florida's rick scott. he's on board tonight and tonight the man who replaced rick scott and who might replace him, charlie scott is coming on "hardball." what are you doing sunday night? the oscars. who better to tee up? james lipton. he's coming here. >>> finally it's a right-winger i'm team. commerce louie go mer right here in the old u.s. of a. this guy's got it all figured. a unitary figure for all problems. and this is "hardball," the place for politics. the usual, bob? not today. [ male announcer ] bob has afib: atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem, a condition that puts him at greater risk for a stroke. [ gps ] turn left. i don't think so. [ male announcer ] for years, bob took warfarin, and made a monthly trip to the clinic to get his blood tested. but not anymore. bob's doctor recommended a different option: once-a-day xarelto®. xarelto® is the first and only once-a-day prescription blood thinner for patients with afib not caused by a heart valve problem, that doesn't require routine blood monitoring. like warfarin, xarelto® is proven effective to reduce
Feb 24, 2013 4:00am PST
coverage. many have opposed the plan in the past, especially florida's rick scott. he's on board tonight and tonight the man who replaced rick scott and who might replace him, char lis crist is coming on "hard ball." what are you doing sunday night? the oscars. who better to tee up? james lipton. he's coming here. >>> finally it's a right-winger i'm team. commerce louie gohmert right wing has found out. right here in the old u.s. of a. this guy's got it all figured. a unitary theory for all problems. and this is "hardball," the place for politics. fortunately we've got ink. it gives us 5x the rewards on our internet, phone charges and cable, plus at office supply stores. rewards we put right back into our business. this is the only thing we've ever wanted to do and ink helps us do it. make your mark with ink from chase. because every flake is double-toasted... splashed with sweet honey... and covered in rich double-roasted peanuts. mmm. [ hero ] yummy. [ male announcer ] kellogg's crunchy nut. it's super delicious! it's healthier, ammonia-free. and with aloe, vitamin e, and coconut oil,
Feb 23, 2013 5:00am PST
award. pantene expert collection. >>> florida republican governor rick scott announced his support this week for expanding medicare making florida -- yes, i lost my breath because it was so shocking. making florida only the seventh state with a republican governor to opt into the expansion. >> while the federal government is committed to paying 100% of the cost, i cannot in good conscience deny floridians that need access to health care. we will support a three-year expansion of our medicare program under the new health care law. as long as the federal government meets their commitment to pay 100% of the cost during that time. >> scott's announcement as he seen there in that hostage video is in many way a shocking development because rick scott who once led the country's largest for-profit hospital change has one of the largest proponents of the medicare act. he spent money to lead that. and florida fought the affordable care act only to lose. in june, scott responded to the court's decision upholding the aca. >> it is so disappointing. this is going to be devastating for patients.
Feb 21, 2013 10:00am PST
much sfwroosh my pleasure. >> and coming up next, in the politico briefing, rick scott's surprise reversal drawing fire in florida. [ male announcer ] marie callender's finally found a way to get her oven baked taste straight from the microwave. like her oven roasted chicken baked in a rich, creamy alfredo sauce. she calls them her new comfort bakes. marie callender's. it's time to savor. humans. even when we cross our t's and dot our i's, we still run into problems. namely, other humans. at liberty mutual insurance, we understand. that's why our auto policies come with accident forgiveness if you qualify, where your rates won't go up due to your first accident, and new car replacement, where, if you total your new car, we give you the money for a new one. call... to talk to an insurance expert about everything else that comes standard with our base auto policy. and if you get into an accident and use one of our certified repair shops, your repairs are guaranteed for life. call... to switch, and you could save hundreds. ♪ born to make mistakes liberty mutual insurance. responsib
Feb 21, 2013 12:00pm PST
, we have some news on health care. florida governor rick scott, republican, surprisingly somewhat is going to go through with the obama care medicaid expansion. you all have in-depth coverage of health care and costs and how is obama care plafing in to changing health care costs? >> it's a very complicated question. >> ten seconds or less. >> yeah. the rick scott -- >> yes or no answers. >> the rick scott decision follows other republican governors who have said, look, talking bad about obama care and can't pass up the money right now for the states and taking the money and deal with the other problems later on. the story we have is why costs are out of control. remembering back in 2009 rve, o was saying we'll take care of spending and rises costs of health care. in the end, the bill put forward and passed, affordable care act doesn't do much, scorable in terms of costs. creates a lot of risk on the out years in terms of cost insuring the people and if costs continue faster than inflation and gdp that's more money that the government will have to come up with. but the underlying i
Feb 21, 2013 4:00am PST
? >> tracie potts live in washington. thank you so much. >>> tea party activists are blasting governor rick scott of florida for changing his mind on medicaid expansion. governor scott now says he will support using president obama's affordable health care act to provide medical coverage for floridians. he opposed obama care as a, quote, job killer. scott now calls it common sense but florida lawmakers will make the final decision. >>> time now for the national weather forecast, and bill karins is here. >> we showed you the radar, very impressive in kansas. one of the biggest snowstorms they have seen for wichita, kansas city and topeka, kansas. this is kind of the next 24 hours. the timeline, if you have travel for family or friends, the worst of it in northern oklahoma, missouri, kansas, nebraska, iowa and eventually tonight into illinois and chicago. but for them, just a glancing blow, not as much. the highest snowfall totals will be in the pink shading here. 6 to 12 inches is a pretty wide swath of 6 to 12 inches of snow. the little area near i-35 north of wichita and kansas city, possi
Feb 21, 2013 2:00am PST
there. >>> tea party activists are blasting rick scott of florida for changing his mind on medicare expansion. he'll now support it. during his 2010 campaign for governor, scott opposed obama care as a job killer. >>> and now here's your "first look" at this morning's dish of scrambled politics. president obama has his highest approval rating in three years with the new bloomberg poll showing 55% of americans like his performance. >>> new jersey governor chris christie has an amazing 74% approval rating. >>> senator marco rubio's dive to take a drink of water is getting attention overseas, during his current mideast trip, they made a splash with a toast of water bottle in their meeting. >>> pete domenici revealed that he fathered a son outside of his marriage 30 years ago. he says that he's sorry for his behavior. >>> the nra's political action committee raised $1.1 million in january, the most since august of 2012. >>> republican senator graham of south carolina said that he'll block the nomination of cia nominee john brennan until he gets more answer about the attack on the u.s. m
Feb 21, 2013 2:30am PST
talks. >>> here's a major reversal from last summer the governor of florida, republican rick scott said that he now supports expanding medicaid in his state despite opposition from tea party supporters many of whom who worked to get scott elected. expanded medicaid could cover more than 1 million low-income people in florida. at least seven republican governors have signed on to the med medicaid expansion. >>> former congressman jesse jackson jr. is facing jail time after pleading guilty after misusing thousands of dollars from campaign funds with his famous father in the courtroom, a tearful jackson apologized to his family and to the people in chicago. >> reporter: for jesse jackson jr. the walk into the courthouse was the end of a slow-motion fall from grace. he told a judge, for years i have lived off my campaign, admitting that he took money received in political contributions and made 3,000 purchases for himself and his wife over the past seven years. a $43,000 gold watch. $19,000 for one of michael jackson's guitars. 16,000 there are for a pair of alcade. total value $750,000. >>
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